CUET History Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era

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    CUET History Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era
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Class XII

Q.1. The first elected President of the Sovereign Democratic Republic of India was:

a. Dr. Rajendera Prasad (True Answer)

b. Dr. B.R.Amedekar

c. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

d. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Answer:

Explanation: The first elected President of the Sovereign Democratic Republic of India was Dr. Rajendera Prasad.

Q.2. The framer of the Constitution of India:

a. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

b. Dr. B.R.Amedekar (True Answer)

c. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

d. Dr. Rajendera Prasad

Answer:

Explanation: Dr, B.R. Ambedkar who was an economist and a lawyer joined the Unoin cabinet as the law minister and served as the chairman of the drafting committee.

Q.3. The Interim Government was formed by the Indian National Congress on:

a. 2 March 1946

b. 2 August 1946

c. 2 November 1946

d. 2 September 1946 (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: after the cabinet was accepted, elections were held in july 1946 and on September 1946 congress being the party with majority was invited by the viceroy to form the government.

Q.4. Muslim League demanded dissolution of constituent Assembly on:

a. 29 January 1947 (True Answer)

b. 29 October 1947

c. 29 April 1947

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Muslim League demanded dissolution of constituent assembly on 29 January 1947.

Q.5. The Prime Minister of Britain at the time of India’s freedom was:

a. Churchill

b. Attlee (True Answer)

c. Digrelie

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: at the time independence Mr. Clement Atlee was the prime minister of Britain and it was during his regime that power was transferred to the Indians in 1947.

Q.6. Muslim League decided to join the Interim Government on:

a. 13 December 1946

b. 13 April 1946

c. 13 march 1946

d. 13 October 1946 (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: though Mr. Jinnah refused to cooperate with the interim government, the viceroy resumed the negotiations with him and on 13 October 1946 muslim league decided to join the government to safeguard the interest of the muslims and the other minorities.

Q.7. Who was the head of the interim Government formed by Indian National Congress before independence?

a. Jawaharlal Nehru (True Answer)

b. Sardar Valabbhai Patel

c. Mohandas Karam Chand

d. Dr. Rajendera Prasad

Answer:

Explanation: Pt. Nehru was the president of congress party, that had the majority in the assembly wioth 209 members in an assembly of 296 and so headed the interim government.

Q.8. Constitution Assembly began its session on:

a. 5 December, 1946

b. 9 December 1946 (True Answer)

c. 21 December 1946

d. 18 December 1946

Answer:

Explanation: the constituent assembly, with the muslim league remaining aloof, met for the first time on December 9, 1946.

Q.9. Mohammed Jinnah was elected President of the Constitution Assembly of Pakistan on:

a. 11 August 1947 (True Answer)

b. 11 April 1947

c. 11 October 1947

d. 11 March 1947

Answer:

Explanation: Mohammed Jinnah was elected President of the Constitution Assembly of Pakistan on 11 August 1947.

Q.10. India’s new constitution was signed in :

a. July 1949

b. December 1949 (True Answer)

c. August 1948

d. December 1948

Answer:

Explanation: The constitution of India was framed between Dec 1946 to Dec 1949. So India’s new constitution was signed in Dec 1949 which came into effect in 26 January 1950.

Q.11. Labour government came into power in Britain on:

a. 26 July 1944

b. 10 July 1945 (True Answer)

c. 26 July 1946

d. 10 July 1947

Answer:

Explanation: the new labour government in Britain was formed on 10 july 1945 and presented the changes in the course of british policies towards India.

Q.12. Pakistan Independence celebrations took place on:

a. 15 August 1947

b. 13 August 1947

c. 10 August 1947

d. 14 August 1947 (true Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the Indian independence act passed by the british parliament in july 1947 provided for the setting up of two independent dominions India and Pakistan that came into effect from 14-15 August 1947. so Pakistan was separated on 14 August 1947 and celebrates it as its independence day.

Q.13. India become Republic on:

a. 26 January 1950 (True Answer)

b. 26 January 1951

c. 26 January 1952

d. 26 January 1953

Answer:

Explanation: the Indian constitution , although was completed in December 1949, but was adopted officially only on 26 January 1950 and India became a republic.

Q.14, The procedure of amendment of our constitution is given in:

a. Article 468

b. Article 368 (True Answer)

c. Article 668

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: the procedure of amendment of our constitution is given in article 368 so that it could be adjusted to the changing needs of the time.

Q.15. Cabinet Mission presented scheme for the formation of an interim Government at the centre on:

a. 26 July 1945 (True Answer)

b. 16 June 1946

c. 16 June 1947

d. 26 July 1945

Answer:

Explanation: Cabinet Mission presented scheme for the formation of an interim Government at the centre on 26 July 1945.

Q.16. In 1946 British Cabinet Mission announced its constitutional scheme on:

a. 10 May

b. 18 May

c. 16 May (True Answer)

d. 22 May

Answer:

Explanation: the plan for the solution of constitutional problem was presented as a statement issued by the British cabinet mission on may 16, 1946 in the form a joint statement issued by the mission and lord Wavell.

Q.17. The Preamble declares India as a:

a. Sovereign

b. Socialist

c. Secular

d. All of the above (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the preamble of India declares it as sovereign, socialist, secularist and republic state.

Q.18. At midnight India celebrated independence on:

a. 14-15 August 1947 (True Answer)

b. 15-16 August 1947

c. 14-15 August 1946

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Pakistan was officially formed and the partitioned India celebrated its independence on the night of 14-15 August 1947.

Q.19. First of all Pakistan Independence celebrations took place in:

a. Lahore

b. Karachi (True Answer)

c. Islamabad

d. None of these

Explanation

Q.20. The first elected Prime Minister of Independent India was:

a. Dr. Rajendera Prasad

b. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (True Answer)

c. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was the president of the single largest party enjoying the majority in the assembly at the time of independence and hence was elected as the first prime minister of independent India.

Q.21. The total period of writing of Indian Constitution was:

a. Almost 5 years

b. Almost 3 years (True Answer)

c. Almost 7 years

d. Almost 8 years

Answer:

Explanation: it took three years to frame the constitution of India which is the longest constitution of the world.

Q.22. The Constitution of India was formed between :

a. June 1946-June 1949

b. January 1946 – January 1949

c. December 1946 – December 1949 (True Answer)

d. October 1946 – October 1949

Answer:

Explanation: the constitution of India was framed between December 1946- December 1949 and was finally on adopted on 26 January 1950.

Q.23. British Prime Minister Attlee, met some Indian leaders but talks between them failed from:

a. 9-11 December 1944

b. 3-6 December 1946 (True Answer)

c. 1-3 December 1945

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation:

Q.24. The number of members in Constituent Assembly is:

a. 108

b. 208

c. 308 (True Answer)

d. 408

Answer:

Explanation: the total number of members in the constituent assembly is 308.

Q.25. The Chairman of the Constituent Assembly was:

a. Dr. Rajendera Prasad (True Answer)

b. Dr. B.R.Amedekar

c. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

d. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Answer:

Explanation: Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the chairman of the constituent assembly and his role was steer the discussions along constructive lines while making sure that all the members get a fair chance to speak.

CUET History Questions Objective Types for Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era Set-B

Q.26. The first women member/members of Constituent Assembly were:

a. Sarojini Naidu

b. Vijayalakshmi Pandit

c. Both (a) and (b) (True Answer)

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: The first women members of Constituent Assembly were Sarojini Naidu and Vijayalakshi Pandit.

Q.27. The laws for the subjects given in Cocurrent list are formulated by:

a. Central Government

b. State Government

c. Both Central and State Government (True Answer)

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: the subjects given in the concurrent list are of common concern for both the central and the state government and hence the laws on these subjects are formulated by both.

Q.28. The first home minister of India was:

a. Dr. Rajendera Prasad

b. Dr. B.R.Amedekar

c. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

d. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: The first home minister/Deputy Prime Minster was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Q.29. The total numbers of states of India are:

a. 26

b. 28 (True Answer)

c. 24

d. 22

Answer:

Explanation: with the formation of three new states in 2000, now India has total 28 states.

Q.30. The first general election was held under the new Constitution in:

a. 1950

b. 1956

c. 1952 (True Answer)

d. 1958

Answer:

Explanation: the first general elections were held in 1952, 5 years after the first assembly was formed in independent India as the constitution declares 5 years as the period for any elected party to run the nation.

Q.31. Chattisgarh is formed from

a. Bihar

b. Madhya Pradesh (True answer)

c. Uttar Pradesh

d. West Bengal

Answer:

Explanation: In 2000 AD, Chattisgarh was created from Madhya Pradesh keeping in view the development of the tribal areas of the state.

Q.32. Goa become part of India in:

a. 1951

b. 1959

c. 1961 (True answer)

d. 1964

Answer:

Explanation: the process of integration of goa with India was not smooth due to the attitude of the Portuguese and after much struggle it finally became a part of the nation in November 1961.

Q.33. Capital of Chattisgarh is:

a. Ranchi

b. Dehradun

c. Raipur (True Answer)

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: raipur is the capital of the newly formed state that has been created from Madhya Pradesh in 2000 AD.

Q.34. Laws for the subjects under the Union list are formed by:

a. Central Government (True Answer)

b. State Government

c. Both (a) and (b)

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: the central government has the exclusive power to legislate on the matters enumerated in the union list which contains 97 items.

Q.35. Jharkhand is formed from:

a. Madhya Pradesh

b. Bihar (True Answer)

c. West Bengal

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Jharkahnd has been created from bihar in 2000 AD in order to ensure the proper development of the tribal and the hilly areas of the state.

Q.36. The state/states that did not join the Indian Union by 15 August 1947 are:

a. Jammu and Kashmir

b. Hyderabad

c. Junagarh

d. All of the above (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the above given three states were the ones who did not join India on 15 august 1947.

Q.37. At the time of Independence, the Indian states were divided in how many categories?

a. 2

b. 3 (True Answer)

c. 4

d. 5

Answer:

Explanation: At the time of Independence Indian, states were divided in to 3 categories.

a. Part A States (9

b. Part B States (8

c. Part C States (10

Q.38. Junagarh become part of India on:

a. February 1948 (True Answer)

b. February 1950

c. February 1946

d. February 1951

Answer:

Explanation: the people of Junagarh desired to join the union of India but the Nawab of Junagarh was not favoring it. Soothe people revolted against this and the Nawab as a result fled to Pakistan and finally the people of Junagarh voted for accession to India in 1948.

Q.39. The Constitution of India is very important because:

a. States rights of the citizens

b. States the norms for the government

c. Delimits the scope of the government

d. All of the above (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the constitution of India is very in=mportant because of all the above given reasons.

Q.40. ‘Education’ is included in which of the following list:

a. Union List

b. State List

c. Concurrent List (True Answer)

d. Both (a) and (b)

Answer:

Explanation: education is one of the subjects that figure in the concurrent list i.e of concern to both central and the stae government and can be legislated upon by both.

Q.41. “We never asked for privileges” was said by

a. Hansa Mehta (True Answer)

b. Sarojini Naidu

c. Indra Gandhi

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Hansa Mehta made this statement as she was in favour of equal representation of the women in the parliament but no reservations as according to her equality forms the basis of a democratic nation.

Q.42. The States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) was set up in :

a. 1950

b. 1951

c. 1952

d. 1953 (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the state reorganization committee was set up in december 1953 whose main objective was to give recommendations to the government of India about the reorganization of states.

Q.43. How many states did the State Reorganisation Act establish?

a. 22

b. 19

c. 14 (True Answer)

d. 18

Answer:

Explanation: the states reorganization act, 1956, provided for the establishment of 14 states and 5 union territories.

Q.44. Capital of Uttranchal is

a. Raipur

b. Ranchi

c. Shimla

d. Dehradun (True Answer)

Answer:

Explanation: the capital of the newly formed state Uttranchal, that has been from uttar Pradesh, is Dehradun.

Q.45. The number of Union Territories in India are

a. 7 (True Answer)

b. 6

c. 5

d. 4

Answer:

Explanation: At present, there are 7 union territories in India.

Q.46. “Objective Resolution” was introduced by

a. Dr. Rajendera Prasad

b. Dr. B.R.Amedekar

c. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (True Answer)

d. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Answer:

Explanation: objective resolution was introduced by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on 13 December 1946 that outlined the defining ideas of the constitution of India.

Q.47. Delhi is considered as

a. Union Territory

b. State

c. National Capital Territory (True Answer)

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Delhi is National Capital Territory.

Q.48. Uttrakhand is formed from

a. Uttar Pradesh (True Answer)

b. Bihar

c. Madhya Pradesh

d. None of these

Answer:

Explanation: Uttrakhand has been created from the state Uttar Pradesh in order to ensure the complete development of the hilly areas.

Q.49 Sardar Patel is also known as the:

a. grand old man of India

b. iron man of India (True Answer)

c. father of the nation

d. leader of India

Answer:

Explanation: Sardar Patel is known as the iron man of India because of his firmness, strong tactful military action and will power.

Q.50 Hindustani language is:

a. another name for Hindi

b. another name for Urdu

c. blend of Hindi and Urdu (True Answer)

d. blend of Hindi and English

Answer:

Explanation: Hindustani is a blend of Hindi and Urdu and was a popular language of a large section of India at the time of independence.

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CUET History Chapter 15 Framing the Constitution The Beginning of a New Era